Dealing with Difficult Employees

According to CNN article Etiquette Crisis At Work, more than 45% of respondents to a University of North Carolina survey of 800 people, said they contemplated changing jobs because of incidents of rudeness and 12% actually made job changes. Christine Person, Kenan-Flagler Business School, found 53% of people lost work time worrying about an incident of rudeness and 28% lost work time avoiding the instigator.


stubborn_stickfigures_5994Wouldn’t you just love to be able to avoid some people or to never have to deal with them? That’s not realistic, right! There will always be someone who you’ll find challenging to deal with. [By the way, there will always be someone who finds you challenging and difficult to deal with – that’s what makes this world so interesting and weird!] You know you can’t really avoid them because that may lead to big problems later. Dealing with difficult employees starts with you spending more time thinking about, learning about, taking the time to understand, the person and appreciate what skills they have to offer. This workbook will take you through exercises and coaching questions to help you build insight and strategies for building positive work relationships with those you find difficult.

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